Olympic Sculpture Park
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Olympic Sculpture Park

2901 Western Avenue​ Seattle, WA 98121
206.654.3100 & TTY 206.441.4261
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The Olympic Sculpture Park is open and FREE to the public 365 days a year!​​

Park Hours

Open daily
Opens 30 minutes prior to sunrise
Closes 30 minutes after sunset

PACCAR Pavilion Hours

Nov 1 – Mar 31 Weekend​s Only, 10 am – 4 pm
Apr 1 – Oct 31 Tues – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm​​​​​​​​​​​​

PACCAR Pavilion Holidays


Mon May 29 2017
Memorial Day

Tue Jul 4 2017
Independence Day

Mon Sep 4 2017
Labor Day


Mon Feb 20 2017
Presidents Day​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Thu nov 23 2017
Thanksgiving Day​​​​​​​​​​​​​

fri nov 24 2017
Day After Thanksgiving

Fri Dec 22 2017
CHristmas Eve (Observed)​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Sun Dec 24 2017
Christmas Eve​​​​

Mon Dec 25 2017
Christmas Day​​​​​​​​​​​​​


PACCAR Pavilion Garage

Pay parking is available in the PACCAR Pavilion garage. The entrance to the parking garage is on the southeast corner of the park at Broad St and Western Ave. Open daily from 6 am – 11 pm. No overnight parking.

Weekday Rates

0 – 2 Hours $6
2 – 4 Hours $8
6 – 8 Hours $15
All Day $22

Weekend Rates

0 – 2 Hours $5
4 – 10 Hours $10

Need to park your bike? There are bike racks in the Pavilion garage, on the corner of Western Ave and Broad St and on the corner of Broad St and Alaskan Way.​​​


Walking, driving, biking directions or bus recommendations.

View the Olympic Sculpture Park in relation to the Seattle Art Museum and the Asian Art ​Museumon this map.

Map ​&​​ Guide


Planning a visit to Seattle? Take advantage of special offers from our hotel partners.​​​

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TASTE Café at the Olympic Sculpture Park is open every weekend between Memorial Day and Labor Day and offers snacks (non-perishable), espresso and non-alcoholic beverages. Remember, SAM members always receive 10% off at Taste.​


May 28 – Sep 4 weekends only, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
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Public Tours

Tour times and topics vary throughout the year. Tours are FREE and open to the public.

Site, Sculpture, Shoreline: Discover the Olympic Sculpture Park
In this 60-minute tour, learn about the landscape design, site history, and selected sculptures while exploring the park's dynamic spaces.

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School Tours

Are you an educator? You can find school tour information here.​​​​

Group Visits

Private Tours

Enhance your group’s visit with a one-hour flat-rate private tour, led by a knowledgeable guide who can provide an insider’s view of the park. Tours may be customized to focus on a specific exhibition or highlight of the collection at any of our three sites. Three weeks' advanced notice is required to reserve a private tour. Each private tour can accommodate up to 30 people.

Cancellation Policy

For docent-led tours, a nonrefundable fee equal to the cost of the tour will be collected at the time of the initial reservation in order to secure a docent.​

Questions about group visits?

Email​ us or call 206.654.3112.​​​​​​​​

Plan an Event

Have a high-impact, beautiful event with expansive views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains alongside world-class sculpture. The Olympic Sculpture Park offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces, accommodating groups of 10 to 350 people.​

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The Olympic Sculpture Park strives to be accessible for all visitors and provides a variety of support services to assist with your visit. Olympic Sculpture Park facilities are wheelchair accessible.

For more information about accessibility, please email us or call 206.654.3210.

Drop-off Zone

A three-minute passenger load zone is located on southbound Western Avenue before the Broad Street intersection.

Wheelchair-Accessible Parking & Pavilion Access

As always, visitors are welcome to park in a metered parking space if any are available in the area. There are also three disabled parking spots in the Olympic Sculpture Park garage located on Broad Street. Please note, parking is limited in this garage and there is a parking fee. An elevator is located in the parking garage for easy entrance to the Pavilion and the park.

Wheelchair Loan

Wheelchairs are available at the front desk in the Olympic Sculpture Park Pavilion. Identification must be left at the front desk for the wheelchair loan.

Park Access

The Olympic Sculpture Park has ADA accessible ramps, and the main Z path through the park is graded to provide universal access.

SIgn Language for Public Tours

Sign language is available for all public tours upon request with two weeks'​ notice. Please email us, call 206.654.3137 (TTY) or 206.654.3123 (voice) for more information.

Art Beyond Sight Tours

The Art Beyond Sight program provides regular tours of the museum’s collection to visitors with low or no vision. Tours are held at all three SAM locations and are free with advance registration. Private tours are also available upon request. For more information, please email us or call 206.654.3123.​​​​​​​​​

Upcoming Art Beyond Sight Tours​



http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/Visit/Calendar/Events?EventID=53891Sat May 20 2017Art Beyond Sight Tour: Native Art and Life Along the Northwest Coast
http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/Visit/Calendar/Events?EventID=53892Wed Jun 21 2017Art Beyond Sight Tour: Olympic Sculpture Park

Visitor Policies

​​To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for everyone, please observe the following rules:

  • Possession of a weapon, even if legally carried, is strictly prohibited at the Olympic Sculpture Park; an exception is made for law enforcement officers only.

  • Touching harms the art. Please do not touch or climb on the sculptures.

  • Enjoy the diversity of plant life and leave it for others to enjoy.

  • Dogs must be kept on a six-foot leash. Please clean up after your pets to ensure they remain welcome.

  • Bicycles, rollerblades, and skateboards must be walked through the park. They may be ridden on the Alaskan Way Boulevard trail.

  • To protect the artwork, active sports are not allowed.

  • Smoking is prohibited in the Pavilion and Vivarium and within 25 feet of any entrance.

  • Illegal possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.

  • Commercial photography and videography are prohibited in the park. Personal photography is permitted but may not be used commercially.

  • Please stay on the paths and walkways.

  • Private gatherings and group picnics must be arranged and approved by SAM in advance. Please inquire at the Pavilion or email our facilities team.

  • Posting of signs and solicitation must be approved by SAM.

  • Any designee of SAM, including security officers, may enforce these regulations. A violation of these rules may result in expulsion from the park or other legal action, as SAM deems appropriate.

  • All applicable federal, state,​ and local laws apply.

  • Alaskan Way Boulevard path is owned by the City of Seattle. All applicable rules apply.

For press and other special photography, including filming and video projects, please contact SAM Public Relations. For images of works of art owned by SAM, please see Image Rights.

Lost and Found

Do you think you lost something? Report your lost article using this form, and we will let you know if it turns up.​​​​

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Find answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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